What to Buy Dad for Father's Day in Palm Springs Area

Hole No. 17 at the TPC Stadium Course at the La Quinta Resort & Club can be part of a special Father's Day Golf Package.

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While the kids may be set to purchase traditional Father’s Day fare including BBQ utensils, silk ties, and tech stuff, we’ve assembled a unique assortment of fun experiences and gift items in time for the June 15 celebration.

La Quinta Resort & Club and PGA West have put together an incredible Mini Thank Father’s Day Golf Package for those Dads that love to hit the links. Receive two days of unlimited golf at PGA West and take home the new TaylorMade SLDR MiniDriver, for just $250 while supplied last. The package must be purchased by June 15 and can be redeemed
 any time before Sept. 28, 2014. Unlimited play is valid at the TPC Stadium,
Jack Nicklaus Tournament and Greg Norman courses at PGA WEST. Not valid at the La Quinta Resort Mountain & Dunes Clubhouse. 

La Quinta Resort & Club , 49499 Eisenhower Drive, La Quinta, 760-564-7101

Give the gift of the perfect shave and much more. Known for its collection of premium shaving kits, state of the art razors, tools and accessories, step into The Art of Shaving and you’ll find knowledgeable staff willing to educate you on the elements of shaving, share Master Barber tips and provide informative demos. In addition, you can treat Dad to a haircut, beard trim, or a Royal Shave from the service menu at their in-house Barber Spa. Purchase The Art of Shaving Lexington Collection Razor, an advanced manual razor featuring Flexball technology, and receive any mid-size kit for $25 (regularly $60). Spend $125 in store and receive a free gym bag (while quantities last).

The Art of Shaving, Gardens on El Paseo, 73-575 El  Paseo, Space C-1318, Palm Desert, 760-862-1930

Give him the gift of speed. Chuckwalla Valley Raceway offers gift certificates for High Performance Driving Education with classroom instruction and hands-on training to handle a 2013 Ford Mustang GT. Learn to maneuver around the 2.68 mile road course around 17 turns with elevation changes, double apex sweepers, and a banked high-speed bowl for a truly unforgettable experience. Go to www.goracecvr.com to find their selection of classes.

Chuckwalla Valley Raceway, Desert Center Rice Rd, Desert Center, 760-227-3100

Stop by the Aveda El Paseo Experience Center for a complimentary “moment of wellness” and check out their men’s care products. Jump start Dad’s day with Rosemary Mint aromatherapy shampoo and body wash to invigorate and awaken his senses. If Dad likes to hit the gym, the wintergreen oil and menthol of Active Composition combines both cooling and heating sensations to help sooth tired and sore muscles. Aveda also carries an assortment of hand, body, and facial care.

Aveda El Paseo Experience Center, 73-680 B El Paseo, Palm Desert, 760-773-2662

Let Dad kick back and relax in an atmosphere of beauty, style, and calm. Desert Home and Candle Gallery has home décor essentials, artwork, and accessories to enhance any environment. Add to his bar collection with fine wine decanters or adorn his office with a one of a kind sculpture. Don’t miss the chance to let him light up any room with Luminary remote control LED candles. With a click of a button, he can create a mood and ambiance just right for him.

Desert Home and Candle Gallery, 74-919 Highway 111, Indian Wells, 760-779-5522

It’s in the Bag has one of the valley’s largest selections of luggage and travel bags. It’s also a one-stop shopping haven for outdoor enthusiasts and travelers. It’s in the Bag offers monthly travel clinics, packing classes, travel essentials, and cool gadgets, like high tech walking sticks for day hikes, safari clothing or hip computer cases. Dad will love the Classic Swiss Army knife and don’t forget a personalized luggage tag designed right in the store.

It’s in the Bag, 2363 California 111, Palm Desert, (760) 568-6400

As the month of June gives way to summer, Dad can enjoy his leisure time with Tommy Bahama lifestyle brand. Luxurious, playful, and classic, Tommy Bahama products are the perfect compliment for the stylin’ Dad. Give him the gift of time with the Island Reef Automatic Reef Watch or have him slip into a comfortable pair of Relaxology boat shoes both by Tommy Bahama. He’ll be sure to find his way through Father’s Day and smell good getting there with their signature Compass cologne.

Tommy Bahama, 73595 El Paseo b2200, Palm Desert, 760-836-0188

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